Tag: Self Care

How writing helps me know myself & appreciate life

I love the gentle whoosh-whoosh of the traffic outside mingling with my playlist of ambient tunes. We’ve designed our spare bedroom to be a creative space: Brenton does his music thing, I do my writing thing. Not so long ago, I wasn’t making any time for this necessary enterprise and it weighed on me. I

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Little lessons: seek out what you want, not what others want you to want

The other night, I was running on the treadmill, intoxicated by just how good Random Access Memories is (seriously, the moment a song ends, all momentum drains out of me until the next song gets going again). My brain has been buzzing with all of these ideas — minimalism, new creative projects, places I want

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My journey to healthy, balanced skin.

It has taken me the better part of my 29 years to find an effective skincare routine. I’ve battled with super dry skin, been disappointed by countless bottles of lotion claiming to soothe even the driest of skin types. Somehow, certain lotions that made this promise seemed to actually make my skin feel less moisturized

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